Barbara Craig of Kansas City, MO passed away peacefully at her home on July 12, 2020. She was 81 years old. Services will be privately held in Massachusetts.
Barbara was born on June 25, 1939 in Winthrop, MA to Alfred and Dorothy (Kelly) Silva. She grew up in Winthrop, graduating from Winthrop High School in 1956. She lived in Revere for 49 years. On May 30, 1968 she married the love of her life, John E. Craig. From this marriage they had two children. While in Revere, Barbara was a member of the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation (RSCHP) and the Immaculata Guild. In 2017 she and John moved from the East Coast to Kansas City to be closer to her beloved grandchildren. Barbara loved Elvis Presley; one of the family’s favorite memories is taking her to visit Graceland. In her later years, Barbara found enjoyment going out to eat with her family and catching the latest episode of Days of Our Lives.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John, who passed away in October of 2017; and sister, Elaine Cleary. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her children, William (Charlene) Craig and James (Kathleen) Craig; grandchildren, Meadow, Danica, Cory, Kyle, Leah, and Ailsa; her sister, Geraldine Crombie and many nieces and nephews.